Strong Second Half Lifts GC Men’s Lacrosse Past Ferrum 15-10

The Greensboro men’s lacrosse team (5-9 overall) defeated Ferrum (8-8) 15-10 on Saturday afternoon. The Pride used an 8-1 run in the second half to win the game.

Ferrum opened the game with two goals to take the early 2-0 lead. Scott Showalter got Greensboro on the board with 10:24 to go in the first quarter on an assist from Justin Pearson. A man up goal by Showalter a minute later tied the game at 2-2. The Pride took their first lead of the game with 8:23 to go on a goal by Alexander Vander Hoff.

The Panthers would score the final five goals of the first quarter to lead 7-3. Ferrum would tack on the first goal of the second extending the lead to 8-3. Greensboro found the back of the net with 12:18 to go on a Jaeger Carlyle goal making it 8-4. Pearson tacked on the next two goals to get within 8-6 before the Panthers answered right back to make it 9-6. Charles Stringfellow on an assist by Perason with two seconds left in the half made it 9-7.

Greensboro in the second scored two minuites in on a Pearson goal to get within 9-8. Ferrum answered with their final goal of the day making it 10-8. The Pride scored the final three goals of the quarter from Stringfellow, Vander Hoff, and Blaine Wise to lead 11-10.

In the fourth, The Pride dominated with four goals by Carlyle, Brodie Ceperich, Ryan Kissner, and Vander Hoff to win the game 15-10.

Pearson led the way with three goals and four assists. Vander Hoff, Schowalter, Carlyle, and Stringfellow had two goals apiece.

The Pride outshot Ferrum 40-36. Greensboro forced 18 turnovers while picking up 31 groundballs. Mitchell Kanowicz had 13 saves in goals.

Greensboro will be action on Tuesday against Christopher Newport at Jamieson stadium – located at Grimsley High School at 7:00 p.m.